Dating soda bottles

The Owens ring again covers the entire base and even intrudes out to the side of the bottle slightly.

In the center of the Owens Ring the Owens mark is shown the diamond.

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All of the bottle mouths shown below were machine made.

In the 1920s, the bottle mimicked early forms which were hand tooled and sealed with a cork.

Note the diagonal line which cuts across the base is obliterated by the Owens Ring (the large off-center curcular feature). the base is crudely made for a machine made bottle.

Owens' early bottles were often cruder than their hand blown hand tooled counterparts.